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Alex McCrory
Player Profile:
Alex McCrory 1235339
Position: Linebacker
Height: 6'1"
Weight: 230
Year: Senior
Hometown: Springfield, Ohio
High School: Shawnee
Major: Government

Alex McCrorySENIOR (2016)
Started four of the first five games before an injury sidelined him for the final half of the season ... recipient of the team’s Frank Hershey Award as the player who possesses a genuine zest for life, a strong, upbeat attitude and a sincere desire to win ... had a season-high five tackles, two coming near midfield during the final set of downs to help secure a season-opening, 22-21 victory over 22nd-ranked New Hampshire, Dartmouth’s first win over the Wildcats in 40 years ... broke up a Holy Cross pass late in the first half to force a punt in the 35-10 road win ... made a single stop against the Crusaders, Penn and Yale before suffering his season-ending injury against Towson.

JUNIOR (2015)
Once again saw action in all 10 contests while getting a start in place of an injured teammate ... began the season with a pair of assisted tackles during the 31-10 road win at Georgetown ... got the starting nod in week two against Sacred Heart and made the most of it with a career-high eight tackles, second-most on the team, in the 49-7 win ... made a pair of stops on special teams in the 35-3 homecoming victory over Yale ... added two more tackles the following week to contribute to the 34-7 victory at Central Connecticut State ... jarred the ball loose on kickoff return coverage at Brown, setting up a quick three-play touchdown drive and a 14-0 lead for the Big Green in the eventul 34-18 triumph ... assisted on a tackle on a kickoff following the game-tying score in the fourth quarter against Princeton as Dartmouth went on to secure a 17-10 victory and a share of the Ivy League crown for the first time in 19 years.

SOPHOMORE (2014)
Played in each of the 10 games, starting the season opener against Central Connecticut in place of an injured Will McNamara ... posted a pair of solo stops against the Blue Devils in the 35-25 Big Green win ... had two more tackles the following week at fourth-ranked New Hampshire ... registered tackles on kickoff coverages versus Yale and Harvard ... his season-high six tackles at Cornell tied for team-high honors, with one going for a loss ... also broke up a pass on the Big Red’s final play in the 42-7 victory ... one of two tackles against Brown came on third down, forcing the Bears to punt in the 44-21 triumph.

FRESHMAN (2013)
Linebacker for the junior varsity got into the final varsity game against 19th-ranked Princeton ... with the jayvees, recorded 12 tackles in the three games with defensive statistics available ... began the JV schedule with five stops and returned an interception for the go-ahead score in a 20-7 victory over Middlebury ... also had three tackles against Williams and four more versus Bridgton Academy.

HIGH SCHOOL
Selected to the Miami Valley Top 22 as a running back but will play linebacker (where he made all-county as a sophomore) at Dartmouth ... all-conference, all-county and all-area running back who set Shawnee records for career yardage and points ... also holds school records for punts and punt yardage ... captained football team, ran track for four years and played basketball for three at Shawnee ... state champion in Punt, Pass and Kick in the 8-9 age group ... finished 13th nationally ... 4x100 relay placed second in the conference and was a regional qualifier.

PERSONAL
Government major ... full name is Alexander John McCrory ... born on Feb. 1, 1995 ... son of Tony and Phyllis McCrory has one brother and one sister ... father was a fullback at Southwest Minnesota State and grandfather El Collins teed it up on the Senior PGA Tour ... interested in theater.


Complete Career Statistics

TACKLES g ua a total tfl-yds pd ff fr blk
2013 1 0 0 0 0.0-0 0 0 0-0 0
2014 10 9 6 15 0.5-1 1 0 0-0 0
2015 10 6 10 16 0.0-0 0 1 0-0 0
2016 5 4 4 8 0.0-0 1 0 0-0 0
TOTAL 26 19 20 39 0.5-1 2 1 0-0 0

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